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Prebiotics & an IBS-friendly treat

Prebiotics are just as important for gut health as probiotics. Here’s the difference between the two. Probiotics introduce bacteria into the intestine that were not there before. Prebiotics become food for the beneficial bacteria that already live in the large […]

IBS and inflammation

Many of the strange, scary and uncomfortable symptoms that come with IBS such as back pain, gut pain, headaches, joint pain, itchy skin, weight gain, allergies, fatigue, brain fog, sleep problems, loss of appetite and depression, usually have one thing […]

How to test your bacteria at home

When it comes to IBS, testing is extremely valuable because it helps people narrow down the root cause of their digestive imbalance. Without testing, it’s easy to spend years in the often fruitless process of trial and error. In my […]

Flu and cold recovery without drugs

I’ve worked hard on my immune system, and I rarely get sick. However, the week before Christmas I got hit with the flu: temperature, body aches, chills, trouble sleeping, etc. It’s been well over a decade since my last flu. […]

No bake gut-healthy treats

It’s easy to feel left out around the holidays when everyone is indulging in gluteny, sugary treats that won’t work with your body. But don’t forget there’s a world of amazing treats for you too. You just need to make […]

Easy stress reducing detox tips

Winter weather and the stress of the holidays can do a number on the immune system, the liver and the nervous system, which greatly affects digestive function. After the holiday whirlwind of eating, shopping, traveling, drinking, socializing and hosting, most […]

How gluten effects IBS

The question I’m asked most often by clients and readers is if they’ll ever be able to eat dairy and gluten again? The answer is a bit complicated but I’m going to educate you about the effects of gluten so […]

Bone broth how to and recipes

Bone broth is medicine for the gut, it boosts the immune system, seals the gut lining and remineralizes the body. Our ancestors have been making it forever but in modern times we often feel too time constrained and overwhelmed to […]